Author Archives: Sam Wilson

Collector or Digital Librarian? | Brewster Kahle’s Blog

The digital librarian has no long term memory other than what is captured in the library. Source: Collector or Digital Librarian? | Brewster Kahle’s Blog

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I’ve finally got an account on micro.blog. Looks interesting.

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Creating Wikisource author pages

I figured out how to do some slight video editing in OpenShot, and have tried to make another Wikisource tutorial:

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On not hosting everything

I’ve been moving all my photos to Flickr lately. It’s been a long process, one complicated by the fact that it seems silly to run my own WordPress installation (and things like ArchivesWiki) if I’m not going to bother hosting … Continue reading

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Importing books from IA to Wikisource

After being inspired by Ewan McAndrew at Wikimania, I’ve taken a crack at doing my own video about importing books from the Internet Archive into Wikisource: There are a few mistakes here, and as I’ve yet to figure out how … Continue reading

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All the stations have an adventure

Today is All The Stations‘ “have an adventure” day, in which they’re asking people to visit a railway station that they’ve never been to before. When I first heard about it I figured I have to end up at somewhere … Continue reading

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Jazz and the MediaWiki package

And rain, I mustn’t forget the rain. I’m worrying about the roof, although far less than I used to (it’s a different roof). The jazz is the radio; it’s on. But the main point this morning is exploring the mediawiki-lts … Continue reading

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Is it a coincidence that Jeremy Corbyn on Dead Ringers is rather similar-sounding to their Brian Cox?

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Publishing on the indiweb

I’ve been reading about POSSE and PESOS, and getting re-inspired about the value in a plurality of web tools. I sometimes try to focus just on one Software package (MediaWiki, at the moment, because it’s what I code fornear at … Continue reading

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Wikipedia workshop this weekend

There will be a workshop at the State Library of Western Australia this Saturday from 1 p.m., for anyone to come along and learn how to add just one citation to just one Wikipedia article (or more of either, of course). … Continue reading

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